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         Forging Relations – UCC and

        June 23rd 2008, Cork, Ireland — ( a leading
developer of IT managed service products today announced that the company has formed
a research and development relationship with University College Cork - Computer Science
Department The Department has stepped up its drive to further strengthen
their ability to provide excellent IT managed service to their internal customers. SID2U’s
Irish home grown product, ASA (Automated Systems Administration) is a prolific and
comprehensive network management tool, providing excellent network and PC
monitoring, remote desktop and deployment features from a centralised position - 24/7.
'We were impressed with SID2U's approach to work closely with us as well as their ability
to turn requirements into a most useful tool for us as IT administrators', says David O'
Byrne (Computing Systems Manager, Department of Computer Science, UCC).

                                                           According to Sue Atkinson,
                                                  Systems Administrator, ‘SID2U
                                                  broadened the capability of ASA quite
                                                  recently to further ease the burden of
                                                  managing and overseeing our
                                                  heterogeneous network environments.
                                                  We also like the effectiveness of the
                                                  simple GUI interface and the component
                                                  software deployment and asset
                                                  management. The level of detail
                                                  captured in real-time mode is deep and
                                                  we are pleased to further support SID2U
              Sue Atkinson - UCC                  to advance the ASA product by verifying
                                                  and validating advance releases’.
        According to Tom Flynn, Managing Director of SID2U, ‘We are committed to the
University, building on an excellent working relationship for the further advancement of
ASA and new research & development. The company intends to invite the University to
participate in valued national and international projects, to further widen the opportunity
for growth, knowledge transfer and achievements in the state of the art IT development”.


About University College Cork

        University College Cork has a very important place in the history of Information
Technology - Boolean algebra, which provides the mathematical basis for computer
design, was named after George Boole, the first Professor of Mathematics here. Today the
Computer Science Department is one of the largest academic departments within UCC,
which has over 17,000 students of which there are over 14,000 undergraduate degree
candidates supported by 2,578 staff of which 764 are faculty. The Computer Science
Department offers innovative and leading edge undergraduate and postgraduate degree
programs, as well as world class research centres. With the move to a new State of the art
IT Building in January 2009, the Department is well positioned to increase its services to
students and industry alike. Further information about courses and research at Computer
Science may be obtained by emailing -

About is a research and development provider of IT managed service
product at affordable prices. SID2U sells its product both direct and through enterprise
distributors and resellers. The company’s main product is ASA (Automated Systems
Administration). The full range of functionality includes:

§     Change systems alert - early warning alerts with diagnostic information to mobile
      phones - 24/7.

§     Remote Desktop Control - support customers over the Internet, even behind
      firewalls and HTTP Proxy servers.

§     Software deployment – centrally update PCs with the latest and new software.

§     Asset management – even to low-level motherboard inventory and asset tagging.
§     Software Patches - MS Windows and all major anti-virus patch monitoring.

§     Bandwidth monitoring – monitor IP networks and set bandwidth limits.

§     Software license monitoring – for regulation compliance (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley,

§     Backup monitoring - tail backups failure and triggers an alert to mobile phone.

§     Mobile phone alert messaging on infringement or a change to the network
      environment. Also provides for alert customisation.

§     Network utilities - machine maintenance history, ping management, label printing
      and more.

Irish-based resellers can apply to become an Authorised ASA Reseller by first emailing


Contact point for additional information:

Tom Flynn.
Managing Director.
direct: +353 86 3270363

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